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Mirjam Gebauer

Mirjam Gebauer, Associate Professor, PhD

Aalborg University


Mirjam Gebauer is Associate Professor at the Department of Culture and Global Studies at Aalborg University. Her primary field of study is German literature and culture in the 20th and 21st centuries. In this field, she has published broadly dealing with different literary genres such as autobiographical writing, crime fiction and the picaresque novel. In 2005 – 2010, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow working on a project on migration and cultural hybridity in German literature after 1989. Currently, she concentrates on multi- and translinguality and perspectives on the concept of the mother tongue in recent German writing. In addition, her research interests include representations of the interrelationship between nature and human cultures.


Three relevant publications

Non-Place: Representing Placelessness in Literature, Media and Culture, eds. Mirjam Gebauer, Helle Thorsøe Nielsen, Jan T. Schlosser and Bent Sørensen, Aalborg: Aalborg University Press 2015.

Migration and Literature in Contemporary Europe, eds. Mirjam Gebauer and Pia Schwarz Lausten, Munich: Martin Meidenbauer Verlag 2010.

Wendekrisen: Der Pikaro im deutschen Roman der 1990er Jahre, Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier 2006.